Ethos Education have a rare & exciting Grammar school Design & Technology teaching position.
Part time (0.3fte).
September 2023 start date. Located in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, which has a large shopping centre, several out-of-town shopping areas, a theatre, two multiplex cinemas, new sports centre with a 50m competition pool and a large Waitrose. High Wycombe is 25 minutes from London Marylebone on a fast train,the station being 10 minutes’ walk from the school. The town is well-served by cultural and sporting activities.
All boys day & boarding school with exemplary academic results.
The department comprises two full-time DT teachers, a specialist technician and also a part- time teacher of Cookery. The department is well equipped with two specialist resistant material workshops that house wood lathes, pillar drills, scroll saws and a wide range of hand-tools. To supplement these further, there is also a third workshop that houses a laser cutter, two center lathes, an oxy-acetylene brazing hearth and casting / foundry area.ECT D&T teachers & experienced D&T teachers are encouraged to apply.
DT is a popular subject, introduced from the start of Year 7 and subsequently taught throughout KS3. Take-up at KS4 is strong with approximately 50 students continuing at GCSE, while 12 to 16 students continue with the subject at A Level. At GCSE we follow the AQA Design Technology (metals, timbers and polymers / code: 8552) course and ALevel the DT:ProductDesign(code:7552)course. ith GCSE results averaging 85% 7-9 and A Level results of 100% A*-B over the past five years.
Incredible sports facilities, swimming pool, gym etc are able to be used by staff.
Staff yoga, Christmas parties, social events, on site parking & more offered to Design & Technology teachers.
Close to Marlow, Buckinghamshire offers easy access into Central London & by contract exploring the Chiltern Area of Natural Beauty.
Some Business Studies / Computer Science as a second subject could be advantageous.